Big second half carries Gators past Georgia
Athens, GA (Sports Network) - Scottie Wilbekin scored a game-high 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor, while Will Yeguete donated seven points, four steals and 11 rebounds, as No. 8 Florida overcame a slow start to record a 64-47 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday.
Kenny Boynton added 14 points and Erik Murphy contributed 13 for the Gators (15-2, 5-0 SEC), who have won seven straight games and 17 of the last 20 in the series versus Georgia.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 16 points and pulled down seven boards for the Bulldogs (7-11, 1-4), who have lost four of their last five. Charles Mann added nine points and shot 2-of-2 from behind the arc.
Florida never held a lead in the first half and went into the break down 27-24, but outscored Georgia by a 40-20 margin in the second half to remain unbeaten in SEC play and sweep the season series.
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